Today I’m welcoming another fabulous Montlake Romance author: CJ Archer! We’re talking dukes, rakes, and warriors, plus CJ is giving away a copy of one of her books. Take it away CJ!
Thanks for having me on your blog, Shea, and letting me talk all things romance.
To me, history and romance are like macaroni and cheese – separately they’re OK, but together, they’re better. Class and sexual divisions aside, life was just tougher in the past, and the men too. Warriors, dukes, and rakes held high opinions of themselves and it can be fun watching them brought to their knees by a woman.
Ladies and Gents, my apologies for the late post, but things have been a bit nuts this morning. I have for you another fabulous Montlake author sharing her thoughts on romance and the paranormal. Please welcome Delle Jacobs!
Thanks for having me here, Shéa! It’s great to see you on the Montlake author list!
I wasn’t always a lover of romance. For a long time, I just assumed romances were poorly written, cheesy love stories, but I was really tired of dark, ugly, gritty stories that seemed to be so popular for a long time. So I’m grateful for Laura Kinsale for the first romance I ever read, Flowers From the Storm. I found what I was missing in the rest of commercial fiction. I like believing in people, and in finding happiness in love. And no matter what critics say about 50% of marriages failing, there are still the other 50% that don’t. Romance is about finding a true committed relationship. And that’s something I believe in.
S – Amen, to that, Delle!
Author of urban fantasy post-apocalyptic scifi paranormal romances with a twist of steampunk.